Saturday, July 2, 2016

It Becomes Real Clear

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It becomes real clear for me when it involves our grandsons.

If possible, I drop everything and go.

I go because being with them and watching them play

baseball is one of life’s greatest pleasures.

It means that when the oldest (above ) who is playing in a four day tournament

goes out on the mound to pitch- I want to capture every single moment.

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It means when the youngest leans up against me and says,

“Madu, can I buy a water?”, I would willingly buy him three.

There are things on hold at home.

No doubt my zinnias and tomatoes are suffering.

I have another teacher training to conduct this month in Laredo.

My father’s business affairs are ongoing.

The garage needs organizing.

And then of course there is blogging- which my heart wants to do in a way

that is appealing to whomever stops by to visit.

Instead dear friends,

I am going to watch baseball.

I know you would do exactly the same thing.

Have a wonderful weekend!

17 comments:

JB said...

You are exactly where you are supposed to be! That is awesome that you guys are there. No greater moments.
Much love my friend,
JB

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

We must always remember what is really important in life. There is always other times for garden, blogs.... once today is gone you cannot recapture that time with your precious family. Happy 4th!

Stacey said...

Enjoy every single sweaty second of it Laura. ♥

Sarah said...

You have the right priority and perspective on life. It's the little things like you describe that make a difference in our lives. We all need to live for the moment and capture the joy of being with those we love. Happy 4th of July.

Donnamae said...

Yes...there are always going to be important things to do....but it takes a wise woman to choose grandsons and baseball! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend! ;)

The Decor Detective said...

high five and way to go! you rock!

My thrift store addiction said...

Oh Laura, I can relate! Enjoy those boys and your time with them and have a wonderful Fourth! Blessings, Cecilia

Mountain Mama said...

Enjoy those sweet grandbabies!! Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

Southern Gal said...

Those grandbabies grow up even faster than their parents did! Enjoy it!
We recently sat through 2 two and a half hour ballet performances in one day because both granddaughters were in separate performances of the same ballet. It was a long, lovely day. I wouldn't have traded it for the world. (Some of the men folk bailed...my daddy who hates ballets and musicals!) Batter up!

Cozy Little House said...

Oh, these are special times that you will cherish always!
Brenda

Dayle ~ A Collection of Days said...

You are so right.

Laurie said...

Amen, Sister! Nothing like those grandchildren.

Pat Cantwell said...

Laura,
I would definitely do the same thing. . .in a heartbeat, dear friend!
Savor the moments!
Make precious memories!
Fondly,
Pat

Connie said...

You bet your sweet grand slam I would! Have fun!! :)

Creations By Cindy said...

LOVE this post! Oh yes, we drop everything too to be a part of the grands lives and I wouldn't want to miss a thing!!! Our grandddaughter Mallory (age 8) plays ball and she loves it. Grandson is gearing up for football season right now and one grandgirl has cheer camp next week. Life is full with these babies but making memories is what keeps us going. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Pondside said...

These baseball years will pass too quickly - you have your priorities straight!

handmade by amalia said...

You have your priorities right and they'll love you for it.
Amalia
xo

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